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Here Are Your Additions to the Guardians List of 100 Greatest Novels

Remember when the Guardian was taking suggestions from readers to amend their list of 100 greatest novels? Well, they’re back with an update – and your voice has been heard.

To bring you back up to speed: the Guardian’s list of 100 greatest novels in English met with some controversy when it was first released. Their creative solution was to poll their readership and have them suggest books that should have been included. We reported all of this last month right here at the Reading Room.

Now, the Guardian has released a full list of every book that received at least two votes from readers. Check out the complete list below:


Things Fall Apart
 by Chinua Achebe


The God of Small Things
 by Arundhati Roy


Beloved
 by Toni Morrison


The Handmaid’s Tale
 by Margaret Atwood


Blood Meridian
 by Cormac McCarthy


A Fine Balance
 by Rohinton Mistry


Infinite Jest
 by David Foster Wallace


Slaughterhouse Five
 
by Kurt Vonnegut


The Lord of the Rings
 by J.R.R. Tolkien
 


I, Lucifer
 by Glen Duncan


Harry Potter
 series by J.K. Rowling


Lanark: A Life in Four Books
 by Alasdair Gray


Stranger in a Strange Land
 by Robert A Heinlein


The Color Purple
 by Alice Walker


Woman on the Edge of Time
 by Marge Piercy
 

You can read the Guardian’s writeup here, or click here to view the original list that sparked the whole controversy.

The Guardian is done taking suggestions, but we aren’t – sound off in the comments if your favorite book was left out!